On average, listings lease in the $0's per square foot per year. The Gardendale region is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $16 per sqft per year. That's a 100% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have been made available, which means new listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around sqft.